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Clearwater’s Keith Thurman beats Shawn Porter by unanimous decision

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You could call him “Twenty-seven time,” but it doesn’t quite have the same ring. Keith Thurman, 27-0, retained his WBA Welterweight Championship Saturday night, winning a unanimous decision over Shawn Porter. The score on the cards of all three judges – and CBS’s unofficial scorekeeper – was 115-113. The crowd, however, booed the decision, even though Porter continuously forced clinches throughout the fight. “I want to thank Shawn Porter for a tremendous fight. He’s a great warrior,” said Thurman, 27, who…

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